"We had a great beginning to the school year Fall Semester, 2019. When students began moving in on August 7, there was a difference in the air on campus. For me, the excitement was both exhilarating and humbling.
CAROLYN STURM: OVU’S LONGEST CONTINUOUSLY SERVING EMPLOYEE
Forty-eight years. Nine American presidents. Six different OVU presidents. Over 90 new semesters. And thousands of students, including those whose mothers and fathers she taught years before. Professor Carolyn Sturm began teaching at Ohio Valley College in 1971 and has been an employee ever since, making her the longest continuously serving employee in OVU history.Read More
Ohio Valley University’s School of Education has admitted its first group of student teachers to a year-long residency that replaces the student teaching semester. These residents are Taylor Braun, Ashley Holbert, Katie Rittenhouse, and Marisa Sumption.Read More
The United Soccer Coaches named Ohio Valley University's men's team 15th of all NCAA Division II programs in the 2019 preseason rankings.
Ohio Valley University Alum, Lindsay Cole, has been named the university’s Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Having formerly served OVU as its Director of Financial Aid and more recently serving as Director of Student Services, Cole has agreed to assume this new role, adding her resume to President Ross’s progressive vision.Read More
During one week in June, two hundred fifty teens from Ohio, North Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia made OVU their temporary home. They and approximately fifty adult volunteers worked as a team to paint twenty-five homes in Wood and Washington Counties--homes that would have remained unpainted otherwise.Read More
In full academic regalia, seventy-five graduating seniors marched behind OVU Piper, Dr. Tony DeVore, to begin the OVU Commencement Ceremony this May.Read More
Ohio Valley University’s Soccer program celebrated their first Women’s Great Midwest Athletic Conference Championship as well as an admirable performance in the Elite Eight of the NCAA Men's Soccer Championship with the help of a long-standing Parkersburg business.Read More